Achievements of the NICCT

Below you can read the speech of Mr. R.L. Lakhina, June 26, 2015 – Kasteel De Wittenburg, Wassenaar, Leadership Transition Dinner Program.   “I am delighted to have this opportunity to speak to you concerning the achievements of the Netherlands India Chamber of Commerce and Trade (NICCT). This subject is very dear to my heart […]

Growing Indian Community in The Netherlands

This article is intended to deal with the growth of the Indian community in the Netherlands and the role which the Netherlands India Association (NIA) has played in meeting the socio-cultural needs of this community. The article will also deal with the contribution which the Indian community in the Netherlands and the NIA, have made […]

Bottom Line – A New Perspective

An article written by Mr. R.L. Lakhina. The widely accepted and traditional view of the sole purpose of a business is to maximize profit for the owners or the share-holders of a business. When the businesses are small and local in nature the above view about the purpose of a commercial venture is valid to […]

Sixty-four years of the Indian Republic its achievements

India became a sovereign democratic republic on the 26th of January, 1950. That is a momentous date not only in the history of India but in the modern history of the world. On that date one-sixth of the global population, living in India, became complete masters of their own destiny and adopted a democratic form […]

“Have fun, do business in India”, by Maarten van der Schaaf

What’s the best strategy to have commercial success in India? Have fun, understand the culture, take a top-down approach and focus on micro-communities. That and many more interesting thoughts and ideas were shared at the 9th Netherlands India Business Meet (NIBM) in Amstelveen last Tuesday.   Over 200 attendants The event, this year moderated by […]

Making Connections- Mr. Ram L. Lakhina-NICCT

Connect previously spoke to Mr. Ram L Lakhina, Executive President, The Netherlands- India Chamber of Commerce & Trade (NICCT) in its Oct 2009 issue. We caught up with him in his current role as the Chairman-NICCT about the journey since then, new developments and the road ahead. Mr. Ram Lakhina needs no introduction, he is an iconic name and face in […]